Guidelines for the Quantitative Biology Interdisciplinary PH.D. Program

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Molecular Biophysics

QB students with a concentration in Molecular Biophysics should enroll in the following three courses:
  • BMB 803 - Protein Structure and Function
  • CEM 882 - Kinetics and Spectroscopic Methods
  • PHY 905 - Special Problems
  • Other courses (e.g. MTH 994 - Topics in Applied Math) may be substituted with the permission of the QB director

Systems Biology

QB students from a biological discipline with a concentration in Systems Biology should enroll in at least 5 credits of appropriate courses outside of their home discipline such as:
  • CHE 891 - Recent Topics in Biological Networks, Systems Biology, and Modeling
  • STT 890 - Statistical Problems
  • Other courses may be substituted with the permission of the QB director
QB students from a non-biological discipline with a concentration in Systems Biology should enroll in at least 5 credits of appropriate courses outside of their home discipline such as:

 

  • BMB 802 - Metabolic Regulation and Signal Transduction
  • MMG 801 - Integrated Microbial Biology
  • BMB 960 - Analyzing Metabolism to Systems Biology
  • BMB 401 - Basic Biochemistry
  • Other courses may be substituted with the permission of the QB director

Ecological and Evolutionary Modeling

QB students from a biological discipline with a concentration in Ecological and Evolutionary Modeling should enroll in at least 5 credits of appropriate courses outside of their home discipline such as:

 

  • ZOL 851 - Quantitative Methods in Ecology & Evolution
  • A new Computer Science course being developed
  • Other courses may be substituted with the permission of the QB director
QB students from a non-biological discipline with a concentration in Ecological and Evolutionary Modeling should enroll in at least 5 credits of appropriate courses outside of their home discipline such as:

 

  • A new Evolutionary Biology course being developed
  • MMG 801 - Integrated Microbial Biology
  • BMB 801 - Molecular Biology
  • Other courses may be substituted with the permission of the QB director

Genomics, Bioinformatics, and Computational Biology

QB students from a biological discipline with a concentration in Genomics, Bioinformatics, and Computational Biology should enroll in at least 5 credits of appropriate courses outside of their home discipline such as:

 

  • STT 855 - Statistical Genetics
  • EPI 808 - Biostatistics
  • CSE 891 - Open Problems in Bioinformatics
  • BMB 810 - Introduction to Bioinformatics
  • Other courses may be substituted with the permission of the QB director
QB students from a non-biological discipline with a concentration in Genomics, Bioinformatics, and Computational Biology should enroll in at least 5 credits of appropriate courses outside of their home discipline such as:

 

  • BMB 801 - Molecular Biology
  • MMG 433 - Microbial Genomics
  • PLB 812 - Principles and Applications of Plant Genomics
  • BMB 401 - Basic Biochemistry
  • CSE 891 - Open Problems in Bioinformatics
  • BMB 810 - Introduction to Bioinformatics
  • Other courses may be substituted with the permission of the QB director